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  • 121 shine — 1. verb 1) the sun shone Syn: emit light, beam, radiate, gleam, glow, glint, glimmer, sparkle, twinkle, glitter, glisten, shimmer, flash, flare, glare, fluoresce; literary glister, coruscate …

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  • 122 flash — vb Flash, gleam, glance, glint, sparkle, glitter, glisten, scintillate, coruscate, twinkle mean to shoot forth light (as in rays or sparks). Flash implies a sudden and transient outburst of light or a sudden display of something that brilliantly… …

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  • 123 sparkle — v 1. spark, light, scintillate, flame, blaze, burn; shine, twinkle, flicker, blink, wink, flutter; quiver, shiver, ripple; shimmer, dance, dazzle, bedazzle; glisten, Archaic. glister, glitter, glint, glimmer; gleam, glare, effulge, shine forth,… …

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  • 124 glance — [[t]glæns, glɑns[/t]] v. glanced, glanc•ing, n. 1) to look quickly or briefly 2) to gleam or flash; scintillate 3) to strike a surface or object obliquely, esp. so as to bounce off at an angle (often fol. by off): The arrow glanced off his… …

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  • 125 glance — I. /glæns / (say glans), /glans / (say glahns) verb (glanced, glancing) –verb (i) 1. to look quickly or briefly. 2. to gleam or flash. 3. to go off in an oblique direction from an object struck: the blow glanced off his chest. 4. to allude… …

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  • 126 glimmer — /ˈglɪmə / (say glimuh) verb (i) 1. to shine faintly or unsteadily; twinkle; flicker. 2. to appear faintly or dimly. –noun 3. a faint or unsteady light; gleam. 4. a faint appearance or indication: a glimmer of hope. {Middle English glemer(en)… …

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  • 127 beam — [n1] length of material used as support axle, bail, balk, bolster, boom, brace, cantilever, column, crossbar, crosspiece, girder, jamb, joist, lath, lintel, pile, piling, pillar, plank, pole, post, prop, rafter, reach, scaffolding, scantling,… …

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  • 128 bheleg- —     bheleg     English meaning: to shine     Deutsche Übersetzung: “glänzen”     Note: extension from bhel ds.     Material: bhelg : O.Ind. bhárgas n. “radiative lustre, shine” (*bhelgos); Bhr̥gavaḥ, pl. “ mythical priests of the flash fire “;… …

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  • 129 sk̂āi-, sk̂ǝi- : sk̂ī- —     sk̂āi , sk̂ǝi : sk̂ī     English meaning: to glimmer (of wet things); shadow     Deutsche Übersetzung: “gedämpft schimmern; Schatten (Abglanz)”     Material: O.Ind. chüyü “ radiance, Schimmer, shadow”, Av. a saya “wer keinen shadow wirft”,… …

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  • 130 sp(h)eng- —     sp(h)eng     English meaning: to shine     Deutsche Übersetzung: “glänzen”     Note: (and *speg ?)     Material: Lith. spingu, spinge ti “gleam”, spiñgis “Durchbau in Walde”; Ltv. spĩgana “eine Lufterscheinung, dragon, witch “, spĩgans ds …

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  • 131 su̯eid-1 —     su̯eid 1     English meaning: to shine     Deutsche Übersetzung: “glänzen, schimmern”     Material: Av. x ̌aēna “glũhend, lohend” (*x ̌aēdna ); Lat. sīdus, eris ‘stars”, consīderüre “betrachten”, dēsīderüre “long, want”; Lith. svidùs… …

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  • 132 foregleam — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: fore + gleam : a premonitory gleam : forecast * * * foregleam and forego1, etc see under ↑fore foreˈgleam noun (literary) A glimpse into the future • • • Main Entry: ↑fore …

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  • 133 glore — ˈglō(ə)r intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English gloren, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse eldsglōr glow of fire, Icelandic glōra to stare, gleam, Norwegian glore to gleam, glitter, Swedish dialect glora to… …

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  • 134 glent — I. ˈglent, ˈglint intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English glenten to move quickly especially in an oblique direction, strike something obliquely and glance aside, look sideways at something, gleam, of Scandinavian origin; akin… …

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  • 135 leam — I. ˈlēm noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English leme, from Old English lēoma; akin to Old Saxon liomo gleam, radiance, Old Norse ljōmi radiance, Old English lēoht light more at light chiefly Scotland : a gleam of light : radiance …

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  • 136 Agleam — A*gleam , adv. & a. [Pref. a + gleam.] Gleaming; as, faces agleam. Lowell. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 137 Flash — (fl[a^]sh), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flashed} (fl[a^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flashing}.] [Cf. OE. flaskien, vlaskien to pour, sprinkle, dial. Sw. flasa to blaze, E. flush, flare.] 1. To burst or break forth with a sudden and transient flood of flame… …

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  • 138 flash in the pan — Flash Flash (fl[a^]sh), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flashed} (fl[a^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flashing}.] [Cf. OE. flaskien, vlaskien to pour, sprinkle, dial. Sw. flasa to blaze, E. flush, flare.] 1. To burst or break forth with a sudden and transient… …

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  • 139 Flashed — Flash Flash (fl[a^]sh), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flashed} (fl[a^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flashing}.] [Cf. OE. flaskien, vlaskien to pour, sprinkle, dial. Sw. flasa to blaze, E. flush, flare.] 1. To burst or break forth with a sudden and transient… …

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  • 140 Flashing — Flash Flash (fl[a^]sh), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flashed} (fl[a^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flashing}.] [Cf. OE. flaskien, vlaskien to pour, sprinkle, dial. Sw. flasa to blaze, E. flush, flare.] 1. To burst or break forth with a sudden and transient… …

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